Diesel Generator Sets C175-20 (60 Hz) 3150 - 4000 ekW Diesel Generator Set

C175-20 (60 Hz)

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Product Specifications for C175-20 (60 Hz)

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C175-20 (60 Hz) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • 4 x Single element air cleaner canisters with service indicator(s).

Control Panel

  • 24-volt DC operation
  • 4 Programmable relay Inputs
  • 4 Programmable relay output
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Auto / start / stop Control
  • Coolant temperature
  • DC Volts
  • Digital indicators:
  • EMCP 4.2B
  • Emergency stop
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • Engine cycle crank
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • Frequency (Hz)
  • High Coolant temperature
  • Lamp test
  • Low Coolant level
  • Low oil pressure
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Operating hours
  • Overspeed
  • RPM
  • Speed adjust
  • Text alarm / event descriptions.
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Volts (L-L & L-N)
  • Wall mounted controls:
  • Warning / shutdown Indicators:

Cooling System

  • AC Inlet: 6" ANSI / AC Outlet: 3-1/2" ANSI
  • Coolant sensors
  • JW Inlet: 6" ANSI / JW Outlet: 5" Cat Flange
  • SCAC cooling

Exhaust System

  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Dual ANSI 18" / DIN 450 flanges. Shipped loose. Support required from installation

Fuel System

  • 10 Micron spin on yype
  • 4 Micron spin on type
  • Engine mounted filters x 3
  • Filters x 3
  • Primary fuel filter water / fuel water separator
  • Secondary / tertiary fuel filters

Generators and attachments

  • 3 Phase brushless
  • 3 Phase voltage sensing
  • 6 Leads
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient
  • Exciter diode monitor
  • Form wound
  • IEC Platinum stator RTDs
  • Min / max exciter limiter
  • NEMA Class H insulation
  • Permanent magnet
  • Reactive droop capability
  • RFI suppression
  • Right side extension box, bottom cable entry
  • Salient pole
  • Voltage regulator:

Governing System

  • ADEM A4
  • Redundant shutdown (Overspeed protection through a duplicate speed sensing system)

Lube System

  • Fumes disposal
  • Gear type lube oil pump
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick

Mounting Systems

  • Rails - Engine / generator
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)

Starting / Charging System

  • Batteries and battery rack w/cables
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • Dual 24 volt electric starting motors


  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow with high gloss black rails
  • Right hand service
  • SAE standard rotation

C175-20 (60 Hz) Optional Equipment

Air Inlet Systems

  • Single element air cleaner

Control Panel

  • EMCP 4.3 and EMCP 4.4
  • EMCP and MV and HV power connection locations
  • EMCP voltage and current sensing groups
  • E-Stop
  • Generator harness
  • Generator temperature monitoring
  • Interconnect harness
  • Load share module
  • Modbus monitoring of packages
  • Speed adjust
  • Vandal proof panel door
  • Annunciator modules
  • Customer interface options

Cooling System

  • Fuel cooler
  • Package mounted radiators
  • Remote radiators

Crankcase Systems

  • Crankcase ventilation system
  • Explosive relief valves

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust collectors / Manifold
  • Front housing - Prime or continuous
  • Front housing - Standby or mission critical
  • Mufflers (15, 25 and 34 dBA silencers)

Fuel System

  • Primary fuel filter


  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Internal excitation (IE)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)

Generators and Attachments

  • Differential current transformers
  • Generator air cleaner
  • Medium Voltage - 3000 Frames - 60 Hz, 3 phase, 1800 rpm, FW, PM, No of leads=6, Pitch 0.6667
  • Thermostat for space heater


  • Pyrometer and thermocouples

Lube System

  • Drain group oil pans
  • Electric prelube pumps
  • Lube oil heater
  • Lubricating oil
  • Oil filters

Mounting System

  • IBC vibration isolators - Shipped loose
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • Spring type linear vibration isolators

Power Termination

  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed

Special Tests / Reports

  • Custom genset TVA report
  • Generator test report
  • Genset fuel consumption test
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Special test charge - Engine only
  • Standard engine test charge
  • Standard genset TVA (Torsional Vibration Analysis) report

Starting / Charging System

  • 20 Amp battery chargers
  • 24 Volt battery sets - Dry
  • 24 Volt electric starting motors
  • 35 Amp battery chargers
  • 50 Amp battery chargers
  • Air pressure regulator
  • Air starting motor
  • Charging alternators - Dry
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Starter location covers


  • Barring groups:
  • Control GP - Air powered bar group
  • Engine Air powered
  • Engine barring group
  • Manual
  • Special paint - 3500

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